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1920s Main Street

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Now Open! Second Phase of 1920s Main Street Community

Guests can now enjoy even more of the 1920s Main Street at Sauder Village! Part of the “Walk Through Time Experience," this new project replicates a portion of a 1920s Main Street typical to Northwest Ohio. Contractors continue to work on the Main Street project slated to open in Summer 2020. Follow this link to learn more: 1920s Main Street Project Updates
  
Auto Dealership and Gas Station (Building #34) - In the 1900s, the barbershop was one of the social centers of the community and provided a place to spruce up from your travels,  get a shave or a haircut. Modern public restrooms are included in this building.

Dr. McGuffin's Office (Building #33) - Dr. McGuffin built this office in nearby Pettisville in 1911. It features many of the medical instruments used by country doctors.

District 16 Schoolhouse (Building #39) - The original one-room school is typical of the type of rural schools attended by children in Northwest Ohio. 




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NOW OPEN! First Phase of 1920s Main Street Community

Part of the “Walk Through Time Experience” at Sauder Village, this new project replicates a portion of a 1920s Main Street typical to Northwest Ohio.
 
Barbershop (Building # 35) - In the 1900s, the barbershop was one of the social centers of the community and provided a place to spruce up from your travels,  get a shave or a haircut. Modern public restrooms are included in this building.

Elmira Train Depot (Building # 36) - Trains first appeared in Northwest Ohio in the 1850s. This depot showcases the important role of the rail system.  The depot serves as a physical stop for the Erie ExpressTrain ride.

Community Plaza and Bandstand (Building # 37) - The community plaza and bandstand adjacent to the depot served as a sense of community pride. Original salvaged bricks from downtown Archbold were used to create the plaza at the depot. A traditional bandstand near the plaza will host special programming and events.

Caboose (Building # 38) - Once a vital part of the railroad, the caboose was the last car on the freight train and provided shelter for the crew.

 

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